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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Dr. Virgilio Licona Community Health Leadership Award
Award that recognizes individuals who are working to implement effective solutions to community health barriers within the state of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Health Foundation
Violence Against Women Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program
Grants to assist tribal governments and authorized designees of tribal governments to respond to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2021
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Fuel Up to Play 60 Grants
Funding for schools to improve opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2021
Sponsor: Fuel Up to Play 60
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation Rural Health Grant Program
Funding to support collaborative efforts involving rural healthcare providers and their communities to support physical activity and wellness for people of all ages in North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2021
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program
Funding for community-based outreach education and extension programs at land-grant colleges and universities that provide individuals and families based in rural areas with information on health, wellness, and prevention. Projects should utilize telehealth, telemedicine, and distance learning strategies for education and training in minority rural communities related to opioids, preventing spread of COVID-19, and/or mitigating infection and transmission of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust Grants
Grants for organizations that work to meet the needs of ill and injured veterans and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
Kerr Foundation Grants
Provides grants to nonprofit organizations in the Kerr Foundation target area in the areas of education, health, cultural development, and human services.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Oklahoma organizations will receive first priority for available funds.
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021
Sponsor: Kerr Foundation
Wisconsin School Health Award
Recognizes and celebrates schools in Wisconsin that have policies, programs, and the infrastructure to help students develop lifelong healthy behaviors and achieve their full academic potential.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Indian Highway Safety Occupant Protection Grant
Grants to federally recognized tribes for implementing traffic safety programs and projects designed to reduce the number of traffic crashes, deaths, injuries, and property damage. The 2021 funding round is focused on Child Passenger Safety Seat Grants.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities (R43/R44)
Funding for small business concerns to develop an innovative product, technology, process, or service for commercialization with the aim of eliminating health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 2, 2021
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services